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Mandala Meanings and Definitions

The Sanskrit meaning of mandala is circle. The circle is a symbol of perfection, eternity, unity and completeness. Given these meanings, it's no wonder mandalas are such important symbols in all cultures.

Mandalas are incredibly versatile and can personify any number of meanings for the viewer. The meaning each mandala holds is limited only by the creator and the observer.

Given its diversity and versatility, I've included these incredibly powerful symbols in this website.

Click on the links below to begin exploring the incredibly fascinating world of mandalas:

In-Site Links to Meaningful Mandala Pages

mandala meaning page Meaning of Mandalas
From meditation to mandala coloring - find out how to use and the meaning of mandala on this page.

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mandala definition page Definitions Relating to Mandalas
What's a yantra? What's the big deal about chakras? Find out the answers to this and more on this page.

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chakra symbols page Chakra Symbol Page
More in depth information on chakras. A chakra diagram along with a chakra chart are included so you can have the best understanding of how these energy centers effect our lives.

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yantra mandala page Yantra Mandala
Includes the most popular Shri yantra mandala along with Ganesh, and Kali.

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sun yantra page Sun Yantra
Beautiful and essential for cosmic connections, the sun yantra is a perfect meditation tool.

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free mandala coloring page Free Mandala Coloring Pages
Just for fun! This page explores our more playful side, and how coloring mandalas can be a form of therapeutic meditation. Includes free mandala coloring pages for you to download.

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Native American mandala page Native American Mandala
Offers designs with the spirit of Native American tradition in every stitch. A summary of Native American meaning for each mandala is included.

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Celtic mandala page Celtic Symbol Mandala
View beautiful Celtic designs in mandala style. Celtic knot meanings along with other symbolism is included with each design.

I hope you enjoy browsing through these pages on mandala meanings. Thanks for reading!



An Important Note About Signs, Symbols and Their Meanings

Signs and symbols cultivate their meanings according to culture, context, passage of time in society as well as mass societal opinion. What's cool and highly important is that signs and symbols earn their most powerful meanings from our own personal perspectives.

This website strives to provide you with the best, time-honored information when defining signs and symbols. However, in the final analysis, "Beauty (and symbolism) is in the eye of the beholder."

Having said that, it's in our best interest to invest the time to do personal research on symbolic events happening to us. This website is just one perspective in an ocean of variety and diversity in the realm of symbolism. So dive in! There is a whole universe of deeper meanings to explore! You can start your research by clicking on the links at the end or to the side of this page. Odds are good I've got a follow-up article about this symbolic topic. ;)

As always, thanks for your willingness to learn more about the language of symbolism. It's a language that is universal and everywhere. It's super-groovy to travel with you on your symbolic path, and maybe offer a little translation along the way. Thanks for reading and exploring!



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